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Staying Healthy and Focused in Early Recovery

Addiction is a chronic disease that requires constant management. It’s similar to living life with diabetes or heart disease; making healthy lifestyle changes is essential for keeping relapse at bay.

Anxiety and Addiction 

  7.03.2019   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

If you or someone you love is struggling with a co-occurring anxiety and substance use disorder, you’re not alone. For one, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders

Meth Use Linked to Rising Rates of Syphilis

  28.02.2019   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

There’s been a recent spike in syphilis cases in the U.S. – rates more than doubled between 2013 and 2017 – and, according to a new study, methamphetamine, heroin and

PTSD and Heart Disease

  21.02.2019   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

February is Heart Month and so it’s fitting to talk about the link between PTSD and heart disease. While heart disease is common in U.S. veterans with post-traumatic stress-disorder (PTSD),

Jobs at High Risk for Addiction

What you do for a living can have big impact on your risk for addiction. This is because some jobs inherently have more stress, longer hours, a faster pace or

Common Excuses to Avoid Rehab

Unfortunately, it’s common for people with a substance use disorder to resist treatment and make up excuses to escape rehab. Many experts say that people can’t be pushed into recovery

Healthy Ways to Prevent Relapse in Recovery

Addiction is a lifelong illness and, like other chronic diseases, you’ll need to learn ways to manage it on a day-to-day basis. This includes strategies to help prevent relapse. What

Treating Physical vs. Psychological Addiction

Addiction is both physical and psychological – meaning it not only impacts the body but it also impacts the mind. Physical addiction, for instance, causes your body to become dependent

Auto Accidents Up in States That Legalized Marijuana

Here’s yet another downside of legalizing recreational marijuana: more auto accidents. A new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute said that crashes in

5 Most Addictive Substances Around the World

  10.01.2019   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

A recent article on CNN.com brought up an interesting question: What are the most addictive substances? Of course, the answer is far from simple and varies according to the points of view